1. Plans and coordinates services for family and group therapy programs, parent groups and discharge programs. 2. Provides direct psychotherapeutic treatment to severely ill individuals and families and supervises other assigned staff members. 3. Completes psychosocial assessments, mental status examinations, and diagnostic assessments and translates this information into medically necessary, multidisciplinary treatment plans. 4. Provides individual and group therapy consistent with evidence-based practice protocols for primary mental health, addiction, and co-occurring populations. 5. Develops new techniques for family treatment and clinical supervision of students. Anticipates problems and determines priorities. 6. Evaluates treatment progress and presents findings and recommendations for change at treatment team meetings. 7. Coordinates and provides clinical case management services, including referrals to appropriate levels of care. 8. Provides crisis intervention and clinical triage to facilitate necessary services, such as inpatient hospitalization, when indicated. 9. Researches, develops and implements programs which enhance both inpatient and outpatient services of unit. Monitors discharge status of patients. 10. Collaborates with families, medical and clinical staff, administrators, insurance agencies, etc. to assure their integration into the treatment planning process, as indicated. 11. Supervises a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 12. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability with best practices to support with substance use, trauma informed treatment, anger management, recidivism reduction, and gender responsive care.
Posting Position Title: Social Worker 2
Required Skill/ability 3: Completing detailed assessments and treatment plans in electronic medical record system.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Mental Health Consultant/Social Worker 2
Required Skill/ability 1: Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Skills in accordance with the DSM 5 and providing individual and group treatment.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong leadership and communication skills as well as capacity to conduct staff trainings.
Required Skill/ability 2: Post licensure ability working within the realm of adolescent mental health and preferential ability with the juvenile justice population.
Master's Degree in Social Work and two years of experience in a psychiatric care setting or the equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 50434BR
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